Mrs. Vernita D. Harris is a member of the Senior Executive Service and serves as the Director of Electromagnetic Spectrum Enterprise Policy & Programs. In this role, she provides executive leadership, strategic guidance, implementation and direction for management and use of the electromagnetic spectrum, develops and coordinates DoD’s spectrum, Internet, and information and telecommunication policy positions with the Department of State, National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Mrs. Harris serves as the focal point for all matters pertaining to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). She leads a team of policy experts that coordinates with other federal agencies and international partners in support of the Department’s and DoD CIO’s missions, goals and objectives regarding the management and use of the electromagnetic spectrum, Internet and information and telecommunications policy goals. Mrs. Harris has led and served on numerous U.S. Delegations to regional and global intergovernmental organizations, including all major UN ITU treaty-making conferences since 2000.